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National Gallery of Art – Cezanne in Provence

This site was built for Cézanne in Provence the principal international exhibition on display at the National Gallery from January 29 to May 7, 2006.  The exhibition, featuring approximately 117 of Cezanne’s greatest oil paintings, focuses on the works Cézanne painted in and around his native Aix-en-Provence and celebrates the landscape and the rich associations it had for him. 

The site contains a wealth of information about the exhibit a downloadable brochure – a special audio feature, a related resource section, links to works by Cezanne in the Gallery’s collection, a biography of Cezanne and a listing of related collections.

Cezanne 2006

The official site of the Cezanne 2006 celebrations, a series of events and festivals marking the centenary of Cezanne’s death and designed to foster greater understanding of Cézanne and the cardinal role played by his painting in the advent of modern art.

The site features extensive biographical information, background on the Cézanne in Provence exhibition, a multimedia introduction to Cezanne and a calendar listing of events, conferences, and tributes to the artist.


Other Cezanne Resources


This virtual museum features over 200 of Cezanne’s works with location information including, Grandes baigneuses, Paysan assis, Nature Morte and Mont Sainte-Victoire.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Cezanne’s Astonishing Apples

Play with shapes, listen to a story and learn all about Cezanne’s Still Life with Applies and a Pot of Primroses with this fun, interactive feature from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – Timeline of Art History

A very good overview of Cezanne’s life and work along with a timeline of related events from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Tate Galleries

The Tate Gallery site features six of Cezanne’s most famous works.  The Tate's Collection now consists of over 65,000 works of art encompassing the national collection of historic British art from 1500, and the national collection of international modern art.


The Impressionists

The Impressionist Movement

An overview of the movement with features on the work of artists Bazille, Caillebotte, Cézanne, Degas, Manet, Monet, Pissarro and Van Gogh and more.

The National Gallery of Art – Impressionists at Argenteuil

The National Gallery of Art’s Impressionists at Argenteuil exhibit offers a close look at the Impressionist movement with features on technique, group dynamic and works from Claude Monet, Alfred Sisley, Auguste Renoir, and Gustave Caillebotte.

The National Gallery of Art – Classroom

A terrific educational resource where students and teachers can get an in-depth look at the Impressionism and Postimpressionism movements.

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Museum’s collection is particularly strong in French Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, including a superb selection of paintings by Paul Cézanne, Claude Monet, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, among others.

The State Hermitage Museum

A close look at 19th Century French paintings and painters with collection highlights and comparisons from the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.



Tourism Office of Aix-en-Provence

The official tourism site for Aix-en-Provence with extensive links and local information.

About Provence

This site contains a wealth of in-depth information about the region.


Selected Bibliography

Conisbee, Philip and Denis Coutagne with contributions by Francoise Cachin, Isabelle Cahn, Bruno Ely, Benedict Leca, Veronique Serrano and Paul Smith. Cezanne in Provence. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2006.

Doran, P. Michael, ed. Conversations with Cezanne. Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London.

Athanassoglou-Kallmyer, Nina. Cezanne and Provence: The Painter and His Culture. Chicago, 2003.

Rewald, John. Cezanne: A Biography. New York and Paris, 1986.

Smith Paul.  Interpreting Cezanne. London, 1996.

Cezanne in Provence DVD

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The life of Paul CezannePortrait of Paul Cezanne
An essay on the life and works of Paul Cézanne, called by some “the father of modern art.”

Cezanne in Provence: Image GalleryAbstract Painting
A look at the exhibition at the National Gallery of Art and a small sampling of works by Paul Cézanne.

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